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Mark Riggio
Head of Marine Division at Filtersafe


Mark Riggio is Head of Marine for Filtersafe and the former President of the Ballastwater Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (BEMA). Having served as the Senior Market Manager for Hyde Marine, a Class surveyor for ABS, a Regulatory Manager, Port Engineer, and Fleet Manager for Crowley Maritime, Mark’s diverse past helps him drive innovative solutions for the complex issues of the maritime industry. He is a published author and regular presenter at industry events.  A graduate of the USMMA, Mark has an Executive MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and lives in Mars, Pennsylvania with his wife Amy and his three children: Hannah, Michael and Jack.  

Agenda Sessions

  • Interactive Discussion: Preparing installations in advance, to avoid crowding and non-compliance

  • Panel Discussion: Best practices on operating and maintaining your system onboard